Destination guide

The friendly city of Hamsterley awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Hamsterley with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and restaurants. Bowes Museum and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Hamsterley

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamsterley a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Heritage Park Stadium (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamsterley

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Hamsterley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamsterley Forest (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Palace Green (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hamsterley

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hamsterley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 215 holiday lettings around Hamsterley. From 92 Houses to 7 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hamsterley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hamsterley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,177 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 700 holiday lettings
  • Hamsterley Forest: 766 holiday lettings
  • Crook Hall and Gardens: 717 holiday lettings
  • Eggleston Hall: 808 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hamsterley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hamsterley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 92 Houses in Hamsterley. Our other popular types of Hamsterley holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 110 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hamsterley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Hamsterley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.